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Police found evidence in Saudi consulate that Khashoggi was killed there – Turkish official to AP

A Turkish official told AP that police have found evidence inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul which confirms that journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed there. The “high level official” spoke to the AP on the condition of anonymity, but said that police had found “certain evidence” that Khashoggi had died in the building.  Reports in US media on Monday evening ...

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Turkish police leave Saudi consulate after 9-hour search for Khashoggi DNA traces (VIDEO)

Turkish forensics team have conducted a sweep of the Saudi consulate in Istanbul trying to find any evidence into the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, whom Ankara believes was murdered at the diplomatic site. Having entered the Kingdom’s consulate on Monday, for the first time since Khashoggi disappearance nearly two weeks ago, a team of Turkish experts spent the next ...

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Turkish court lifts house arrest, travel ban of detained US pastor Andrew Brunson

Published time: 12 Oct, 2018 13:42 Edited time: 12 Oct, 2018 13:50 A Turkish court will release imprisoned US pastor Andrew Brunson, who was jailed for alleged terror links following 2016’s failed coup attempt. Brunson’s arrest has soured US-Turkish relations, with Trump pushing for his release. The court passed a 3 years and 1-1/2 month sentence on Brunson, who had ...

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Turkish TV airs VIDEO of missing journalist walking into Saudi consulate, black van leaving

A Turkish TV station has aired CCTV footage of missing dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi walking into the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul last Tuesday, with a black van later arriving and presumably taking him away. Footage of Khashoggi entering the consulate on October 2 was broadcast by private Turkish news channel 24 on Wednesday, followed by a video of a black ...

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Turkish authorities to search Saudi consulate after dissident journalist vanishes (WATCH LIVE)

Turkish authorities have been given access to search Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul as part of an investigation into a missing dissident journalist. Jamal Khashoggi has not been seen since he entered the building last week. Read more Khashoggi, a progressive journalist who left Saudi Arabia last year, is feared dead by Turkish authorities, who claim he never left the ...

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Turkish drones & extra troops to patrol Idlib after deal with Moscow – FM

Ankara will boost its presence in Syria’s militant-held Idlib after a breakthrough deal with Moscow on Monday. Extra lookout posts and border patrols manned by Turkey and Russia will be deployed, while drones will patrol the sky. “Russia and Turkey will carry out joint, coordinated patrols here, around the Idlib border. We will need to make additional troop deployments here,” ...

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Turkish court rejects US pastor's appeal for release

A Turkish court has rejected an appeal for release from US Pastor Andrew Brunson, who has been held since 2016, Habertturk reports. It comes after Washington placed sanctions on those who played a role in detaining him. Read more Ankara has accused Brunson of being linked to the Gulen movement, which it says was responsible for the failed coup attempt ...

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Turkish President Erdogan calls for boycott of US tech

Yesterday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called for a boycott of all U.S. technology during a speech in the country’s capital city of Ankara. “Every product that we buy in foreign currency from outside, we will produce them here and sell abroad,” said Erdogan during the speech. “We will boycott the electronics products of the U.S.” Erdogan continued to suggest that ...

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Turkish President Erdogan calls for boycott of US tech

Yesterday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called for a boycott of all US technology during a speech in the country’s capital city of Ankara. “Every product that we buy in foreign currency from outside, we will produce them here and sell abroad,” said Erdogan during the speech. “We will boycott the electronics products of the U.S.” Erodagan continued to suggest that ...

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Turkish lawyers want US soldiers arrested for 'ties to coup movement'

Turkish lawyers are calling for US soldiers at Incirlik Air Base to be arrested, alleging they have ties to the movement behind the 2016 coup attempt. They want the base searched via warrants and flights leaving it to be halted. As the political row between Ankara and Washington intensifies, the attorneys from the pro-government Association for Social Justice and Aid ...

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